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Document ID (ISN)111195
CIS number 10-0784
ISSN - Serial title 1886-6123 - Seguridad y Salud en el Trabajo
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Lagoma Lorén L.
Title Occupational zoonoses: Risks of exposure to biological agents in cattle rearing
Original title Zoonosis laborales: riesgos de exposición a agentes biológicos en ganadería [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Dec. 2009, No.55, p.42-47. Illus. 4 ref.
Abstract This article on occupational zoonoses defines these diseases and lists the hazardous occupations. It then discusses more specifically the livestock rearing sector and the preventive actions to be implemented against diseases caused by biological agents of animal origin. Contents: risks and examples of zoonoses; identification of the infectious agent; hazard evaluation; risk control; other preventive measures.
Descriptors (primary) zoonoses; hazard evaluation; livestock rearing; biological hazards
Descriptors (secondary) Spain; fungi; arthropoda; bacterial diseases; virus diseases; parasitic diseases
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Zoonoses